Isaiah 54:11

“ Oh thou afflicted, tossed with tempest and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with faire colours, and lay thy foundations with Saphires.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, [and] not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- King James Version

"O afflicted one, storm-tossed, {and} not comforted, Behold, I will set your stones in antimony, And your foundations I will lay in sapphires.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- American Standard Version (1901)

O troubled one, storm-crushed, uncomforted! see, your stones will be framed in fair colours, and your bases will be sapphires.
- Basic English Bible

[Thou] afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted! Behold, I will set thy stones in antimony, and lay thy foundations with sapphires;
- Darby Bible

Oh thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- Webster's Bible

You afflicted, tossed with storms, and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in beautiful colors, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
- World English Bible

O afflicted, storm-tossed, not comforted, Lo, I am laying with cement thy stones, And have founded thee with sapphires,
- Youngs Literal Bible

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:11


54:11 O thou - Who hast been, in a most afflicted and comfortless condition. With sapphires - I will make thee exceeding beautiful and glorious, by a plentiful effusion of excellent gifts, and graces.


Discussion for Isaiah 54

  • Ahrayah
    the "weapon" is talking about the "waster"... what is the point of these comments?
  • BSP
    Verse 17~Our fine works and good example can condemn any false tongues that speak lies against us.
  • BSP
    Jehovah God has promised protection to his people as a whole no matter what weapon is formed against them or what is said against them.
  • Hugh Goodman, Jr.
    I am encouraged and my fears are lessened.
  • BSP
    Verse 17: No weapon formed against Jehovah God's purpose will have lasting success.
  • Eniekan
    Jehovah is kind,he promise us devine protect ion and hope knowing fully well that we are in a world of trouble. The promise ofJehovah is what we need to succeed on a daily basis .

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